Howard Marks

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As Founder and Chief Scientist at DeepStorage, LLC Howard Marks provides the kind of practical, hands-on analysis that can only come from spending 30 years in the trenches.. As a consultant he helped organizations large and small including America Express, JP Morgan, Borden Foods, BBDO Worldwide and Foxwoods Resort Casino solve real world storage and network problems.

Now at DeepStorage he runs an independent test lab evaluating the latest in storage and data center networking products in beautiful Santa Fe MN and writing about them for multiple websites including An entertaining and energetic speaker Howard speaks regularly at industry events including Storage Decisions, Interop, SNW and Microsoft’s TechEd. He has written three books and hundreds of articles on networking and storage technologies.

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Links with Tag @DeepStorageNet

  1. 54: GreyBeards talk scale-out secondary storage with Jonathan Howard, Dir. Tech. Alliances at Commvault
  2. StorMagic’s SvSAN – Targeting HCI’s ROBO Sweet Spot
  3. Visiting Intel with SFD 12
  4. Why Primary Deduplication Is A Different Animal From Backup Dedupe
  5. GreyBeards talk Copy Data Management with Ash Ashutosh, CEO Actifio
  6. 33: GreyBeards talk HPC storage with Frederic Van Haren, founder HighFens & formerly Sr. Director of HPC at Nuance
  7. PB are the new TB, GreyBeards talk with Brian Carmody, CTO Inifinidat
  8. I Miss the Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer or Speaking at The Flash Memory Summit and VMworld
  9. VMware Endorses StorMagic for ROBO Server SAN
  10. What I’m Doing Instead of A Summer Vacation
  11. Gridbusters Made Me a YouTube Star
  12. Greybeards talk all-flash arrays with Dave Wright, CEO and founder of SolidFire
  13. Separating Storage Startups From Upstarts
  14. Throw More Storage At It
  15. Scale-Out Storage For Hyper-V
  16. Overland Storage SnapScale Scales Out But Falls Short
  17. I Guess I am A Big Shot – Storage Field Day Edition
  18. Coho Applies SDN To Scale-Out Storage
  19. Starboard Storage Shuts Down
  20. A Bad Combo: PernixData’s FVP and VSAN
  21. RAM Caching Vs. SSDs: A Startup’s Gamble
  22. Fusion-io Leaders Step Down in Executive-Suite Turmoil
  23. Fusion-io Buys Hybrid Startup NexGen
  24. It’s A Solid-State Symposium
  25. In IT, Everything Old Is New Again
  26. VC Money—Who Needs It?
  27. Starting a New Chapter
  28. Storage QoS: The Next Frontier?
  29. Hyperconverged Stacks from SimpliVity and Scale
  30. The Hyperconverged Infrastructure